Nike Junior National Tennis Championships 2017: Everything you need to know
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From Sunday August 20, Britain’s best juniors will battle for titles at the highest level of domestic competition; the Nike Junior National Tennis Championships.
Main draw action will commence from Sunday 20, with the finals taking place on Friday 25. Keep up to date with the action as it unfolds throughout the week.
Nottingham Tennis Centre will stage the event for the three oldest age groups; 14U, 16&U and 18&U, while The West Hants Club in Bournemouth will play host to the 12&Us.
With singles and doubles for girls and boys in each of the age groups, there is set to be plenty of high-quality match action.
What is it?
Recognised as the pinnacle of the summer domestic calendar, the Nike Junior National Tennis Championships showcases the nation’s top junior talent.
The tournament has been rolling since the 1960s, with John Lloyd, Sue Barker, Jo Durie, Annabel Croft, Mark Petchey, Tim Henman and Fed Cup captain Anne Keothovang all featuring in the illustrious list of former champions.
And with today’s stars including Andy Murray, Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson scooping up titles in more recent years, it’s no surprise that the tournament attracts entries from the nation’s highest ranked juniors.
Who said what?
Nike Junior National Tennis Championships Director Shanti Patel
“I am really excited to see the return of the Championships, where each year we are privileged to witness some fantastic tennis from potential stars of the future. The very best of luck to everyone competing in Nottingham and Bournemouth!”
What happened last year?
Check out how the action played out in Nottingham and Bournemouth last year.